Stobart Air has been the operator of Aer Lingus Regional services from Dublin Airport to Kerry, Donegal, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newquay and Manchester, and from Belfast Airport to Edinburgh, Exeter, East Midlands, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

All Aer Lingus regional flights operated by Stobart Air have been cancelled after the latter announced on Saturday morning it has ceased trading and i(...)

Aer Lingus said it is now contacting customers to advise them of their options for refund or re-booking.

Aer Lingus has announced it will step in to provide services for some of its passengers who have been left stranded as a result of the immediate closu(...)

An Aer Lingus management document outlining the proposed changes to union officials calls for a pay freeze with ‘no cost-increasing claims’ for the next five years. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Aer Lingus wants to freeze workers’ pay for five years and is proposing sharp cuts in rates paid to new cabin and ground crew. Unions and management(...)

“Cabin crew have endured over 14 months of pay-cuts, layoffs, redundancies and job insecurity,” says Ashley  Connolly of Fórsa.

Contradictory signals from Government on plans to reopen international travel put thousands of jobs at risk, aviation workers’ representatives warned (...)

An idle Aer Lingus jet at Shannon Airport. Photograph:  Brendan Gleeson

On Monday Tánaiste Leo Varadkar reminded the launch of Fine Gael’s Dublin Bay South byelection campaign that it was “against the law” to leave the Sta(...)

Aer Lingus is laying off 130 cabin crew and other staff at Cork Airport without pay between September and November, according to trade union, Fórsa. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus is warning of further job cuts after announcing the closure of its Shannon Airport base with the potential loss of up to 130 workers. The(...)

The Fórsa general secretary told the conference that the organisation had urged Ministers to work with aviation unions and others to develop a long-term plan. File photograph: Getty

Further job losses are likely in the aviation sector in the wake of coronavirus but additional State supports are being considered, according to the D(...)

Trade union Fórsa, which represents 5,000 workers in airlines, airports, air navigation and other parts of the industry, says the Government has no plan to ensure its survival after Covid-19

Thousands of jobs in aviation will be lost permanently without Government support, unions warned on Tuesday. Trade union Fórsa and its affiliate, the(...)

Aer Lingus is keeping its 2021 schedules under “constant review” while officials weigh introducing extra quarantines or banning travel from some regions. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/ Reuters

Irish aviation’s survival will be at stake if the Government fails to boost aid to the industry alongside any tougher Covid-19 travel restrictions, t(...)

Ryanair has pledged to restore pay over four years in return for crew accepting the deal.

Ryanair’s Irish-based cabin have voted to accept a temporary 10 per cent pay cut as part of a deal designed to save jobs as the airline grapples with (...)

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